[mythtv-users] backup film best filesystem

Joseph Fry joe at thefrys.com
Fri May 7 14:25:07 UTC 2010

> I've an old, but working Hard disk (80gb), and I want backup without
> compression some films (divx, avi, ..).
> I'm not planning to use this media under windows, but I'm using different
> ubuntu (all versions >9.10), which is best file system for this purpose?
> Thank you very much,
If it's just a backup that your gonna shove in a drawer I would say ext3 is
fine... it is by far the most heavily debugged and well understood
filesystem and you should still be able to read it 20 years from now with
whatever OS's are around then assuming you can find hardware to support the
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